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Sturgeon calls under-fire MP ‘Margaret Covid’ again in second briefing slip

Sturgeon calls under-fire MP ‘Margaret Covid’ again in second briefing slip

Sturgeon calls under-fire MP ‘Margaret Covid’ again in second briefing slip

05 October 2020

Margaret Ferrier has not responded to calls for her to step down as an MP.


Expert warned over students’ return weeks before deaths of four young people

Expert warned over students’ return weeks before deaths of four young people

Expert warned over students’ return weeks before deaths of four young people

05 October 2020

Four young people died within hours of each other in the North East after apparently taking illegal drugs.


Fundraiser climbs Ben Nevis wearing 130lb deep-sea diving suit

Fundraiser climbs Ben Nevis wearing 130lb deep-sea diving suit

Fundraiser climbs Ben Nevis wearing 130lb deep-sea diving suit

05 October 2020

Lloyd Scott has raised £5 million across 30 years for charitable causes.


‘38% of older adults in London psychiatric wards had Covid-19 at pandemic peak’

‘38% of older adults in London psychiatric wards had Covid-19 at pandemic peak’

‘38% of older adults in London psychiatric wards had Covid-19 at pandemic peak’

05 October 2020

Researchers say the true infection rate may have been even higher, given the low rates of testing early on in the outbreak.


Tory MP accuses Housing Secretary of ‘shocking betrayal’ over cladding crisis

Tory MP accuses Housing Secretary of ‘shocking betrayal’ over cladding crisis

Tory MP accuses Housing Secretary of ‘shocking betrayal’ over cladding crisis

05 October 2020

Conservative Stephen McPartland said his colleague Robert Jenrick needed to ‘stop talking and start actually helping our constituents’.


45,000 jobs hit at Cineworld globally as delayed films hammer cinemas

45,000 jobs hit at Cineworld globally as delayed films hammer cinemas

45,000 jobs hit at Cineworld globally as delayed films hammer cinemas

05 October 2020

Cinema chain rivals Odeon and Vue also said that a dearth of blockbuster movie releases had resulted in empty seats.


Murphy requests urgent meeting with Chancellor on NI lockdown support

Murphy requests urgent meeting with Chancellor on NI lockdown support

Murphy requests urgent meeting with Chancellor on NI lockdown support

05 October 2020

The Finance Minister said there was a need to “bottom out” what the Treasury would offer the region if another period of lockdown was required.


IT experts ‘surprised’ at PHE use of Excel for Covid-19 data

IT experts ‘surprised’ at PHE use of Excel for Covid-19 data

IT experts ‘surprised’ at PHE use of Excel for Covid-19 data

05 October 2020

A spreadsheet error led to nearly 16,000 cases going unreported.


Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

05 October 2020

More than 200,000 jobs have been lost in major cuts since the start of Covid-19.


What the daily figures on new Covid-19 cases do – and don’t – tell us

What the daily figures on new Covid-19 cases do – and don’t – tell us

What the daily figures on new Covid-19 cases do – and don’t – tell us

05 October 2020

A positive case of Covid-19 can take days to show up in the official data.


Cross-dressing songwriter guilty of beheading mother and putting head in freezer

Cross-dressing songwriter guilty of beheading mother and putting head in freezer

Cross-dressing songwriter guilty of beheading mother and putting head in freezer

05 October 2020

Philip Tarver had taken cocaine and drunk beer and vodka before he attacked Angela Tarver with an ornamental sword, a court heard.


Thirteen teenagers taken to hospital after eating ‘sweets’ at London school

Thirteen teenagers taken to hospital after eating ‘sweets’ at London school

Thirteen teenagers taken to hospital after eating ‘sweets’ at London school

05 October 2020

The incident took place at La Sainte Union Catholic School in Highgate.


New guidance to prevent ‘inconsistent care’ for long Covid patients

New guidance to prevent ‘inconsistent care’ for long Covid patients

New guidance to prevent ‘inconsistent care’ for long Covid patients

05 October 2020

There could be as many as 60,000 people in the UK who probably have long Covid.


Adding plants to front gardens reduces stress and makes people happier – study

Adding plants to front gardens reduces stress and makes people happier – study

Adding plants to front gardens reduces stress and makes people happier – study

05 October 2020

Small front gardens received plants such as clematis and lavender for the research in Salford.


Cineworld employees decry company’s ‘abhorrent’ treatment as branches close

Cineworld employees decry company’s ‘abhorrent’ treatment as branches close

Cineworld employees decry company’s ‘abhorrent’ treatment as branches close

05 October 2020

The employees discovered Cineworld branches would be closing in a leak to the Sunday Times.


Cancer charity calls for significant investment to diagnose disease earlier

Cancer charity calls for significant investment to diagnose disease earlier

Cancer charity calls for significant investment to diagnose disease earlier

05 October 2020

A new report from Cancer Research UK looks at the early detection and diagnosis of cancer.


Builder found guilty of murdering wife’s secret lover

Builder found guilty of murdering wife’s secret lover

Builder found guilty of murdering wife’s secret lover

05 October 2020

Andrew Jones, 53, shot dead Michael O’Leary, 55, after discovering he was having an affair with his wife.


Shadow chancellor urges Government to do more to tackle jobs crisis

Shadow chancellor urges Government to do more to tackle jobs crisis

Shadow chancellor urges Government to do more to tackle jobs crisis

05 October 2020

Anneliese Dodds called for Chancellor Rishi Sunak to put further targeted support in place as the furlough scheme comes to an end.


Two 15-year-old boys charged after police officer stabbed

Two 15-year-old boys charged after police officer stabbed

Two 15-year-old boys charged after police officer stabbed

05 October 2020

The female officer was trying to stop a robbery at a shop.


Chancellor Rishi Sunak says ‘God no’ to ambitions of becoming PM

Chancellor Rishi Sunak says ‘God no’ to ambitions of becoming PM

Chancellor Rishi Sunak says ‘God no’ to ambitions of becoming PM

05 October 2020

There have been rumours of a rift with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.


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